Tag: Family Medicine

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VCU physician-researcher to help advise the nation on preventive care

Alex Krist, M.D., associate professor of family medicine and population health at VCU, today was appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.


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Implementing ACA-mandated health risk assessments will stretch primary care providers

Primary care practices are willing to implement behavioral and mental health risk assessments required by the Affordable Care Act, but lack the resources to do so effectively.


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VCU study finds global health education shortage in medical schools and residencies

Medical schools and residencies are not keeping up with an increased demand for global health education programs, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led study that was published this month in the Family Medicinejournal.


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VCU to study patient, public, institutional collaboration in research

Researchers at VCU have been approved for a three-year, $749,000 funding award to demonstrate a new method for engaging stakeholders, especially patients, in framing research.


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VCOM to partner with Augusta Health to provide medical student education

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) announced a new partnership with Augusta Health in Fishersville to provide clinical education for ten third year medical students, annually, beginning in August.